My name is Jenna. I am a web developer, business owner, photographer, Ambassador for the Twin Cities Geekettes, Rails mentor for Thinkful, speaker, skier, traveler, shoe lover, wannabe yogi, migraineur, and all-around awesome person (but laced with a little sarcasm on a quite regular basis).
This is what I write about.
Thanks for listening!
I had a conversation about learning to say ‘no' and being comfortable with saying 'no' multiple times last week with different people. It is a fine balance between taking care of yourself and not being the person known as a ‘no’ person. It’s something I’m still learning to do and learning how to be comfortable with it so I wanted to share my take on it all. Why Is It So Hard? No one wants to be a …
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In response to “But no women submitted talks” or “Too bad Jenna didn’t submit a talk..." I am asked, in what turns out to be a not so awesome way, if I’ll consider speaking at a conference or event. And if I won’t, do I know any other women who will. Sometimes this request comes after the speaker list has already been set and organizers have realized they don’t have enough diversity on the speaker lineup …
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